The Disability Studies Committee at Stanford University is proud to present its first annual graduate student conference: Mediations: Disability, Technology, and the Arts, with Elizabeth Ellcessor as the keynote speaker. From the politics of assistive technologies, to the normative assumptions built into communicative formats, to the role of ableism in media production, disability studies in the last decade has further embraced thematic and methodological approaches from media studies and science and technology studies (STS), moving beyond the study of representations to better under
The World Health Organization considers questions like the global increase in dementia as issues that can be tackled, in part, through design. The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research underlines how environments can actively exclude whole sections of society by design itself. The World Institute of Psychology identifies multiple links between mood, behavior and the objects we interact with daily.
We are very pleased to circulate the programme for the upcoming ERC BodyCapital & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) International Conference,
Tele(visualising) Health: TV, Public Health, its Enthusiasts and its Publics
Public Health Innovations in Times of Crisis
We are seeking two more papers, or one paper and one commentator, for a proposed AHA 2020 panel that will explore how crises beyond the medical realm can generate or hasten advances in public health. While this theme should unify the papers, engaging different forms of “crisis,” “innovations,” and “public health” could lead to a fruitful conversation.
NSF INCLUDES Symposium
ADVANCING Latinas in STEM Academic Careers
May 16-17, 2019 South Padre Island, Texas
The term sustainability has a broad meaning, including sustainable peace building. This edited collection brings researchers in the field of sustainable development together and aims to analyze the associated environmental and social issues. The focus of the book is sustainable solutions, including Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), offered by the European Union. By February 25, please submit your CV and an abstract (approximately 300 words) to Dr. Dmitry Kurochkin email@example.com and/or Dr.
The New-York Historical Society is pleased to announce that 89 maps created for the Tenement House Exhibition of 1900 are now available digitally though the Society’s website:
Call for Chapters
Proposals Submission Deadline: January 25, 2019
Full Chapters Due: March 10, 2019
Submission Date: May 21, 2019